BNSF 9253 leads this eastbound stack train near Hodge on the Cajon Sub.
Two EMD SD70ACes lead an empty coal train around one of the many sharp curves on the Chattanooga Subdivision.
Loaded coal over the Divide.
On a gorgeous morning, N850 passes the defect detector at milepost 93 and approaches Tittle Road. In a few minutes this train will pass through Defiance.
Loaded coal train on MRL passes the roundhouse at Missoula. Haze is a result of fires burning in nearby Clinton.
When I planned my trip to the MRL, this was one of the classic images I vowed to get. Add this classic all BN lashup and the only patch of blue sky and sunlight for miles and I was in heaven!
Just another day on Mullan Pass with helpers in the middle & on the rear. Train could be heard grinding uphill from Tobin for about 45 minutes. Quite a few ex-BN SD60M on many coal trains over MR... (more)
A dual window SD60M and two Oakways bring some shiny hoppers to the west.
5 EMD's are close behind 2 westbound double stacks with their long mixed freight.